Impact Dakota Blog is a blog dedicated to supporting North Dakota’s manufacturing community improve People, Purpose, Processes and Performance. Entries provide information on opportunities, new ideas, quick tips, celebrations of success, and well, frankly, anything to help you become a better manufacturer.
The vision of a connected manufacturing system that can sense, analyze and respond will soon be a reality. As we look to the future of edge computing, connected devices and IoT, cybersecurity plays a crucial and integral role. Learn how to ensure the secure deployment, use, monitoring and maintenance of these new technologies.
IoMT represents a more personal aspect of cyber-physical convergence than that seen in other IoT applications — they enter our intimate physical “trust zone.” Because of this, building data privacy, device integrity and cyber resiliency into the design and manufacturing of medical devices and equipment is essential.
You don’t need an IT background to keep checks on cybersecurity threats. A good rule of thumb is for employees to report any noticeable changes or anomalies in operations.
Every manufacturer should hold cybersecurity awareness training for all their staff at least once a year. Many people are spooked by the mere mention of the words “cybersecurity” and “training,” so October seems like an appropriate time for it. Your training should, at a minimum, cover relevant company policies such as your IT security, information security, and physical security.
Manufacturing Day has become a nationwide phenomenon when manufacturers open their doors to give a glimpse at what today’s manufacturing really looks like and inspire the next generation of skilled workers. Find out how and when it all started.
It can be easy to overlook some aspect of risk involved in a purchase decision when overwhelmed with options. It can be especially difficult to know what to buy when comparing three different products that seem very similar. NIST MEP has created a pre-purchase guide that might help.
When looked at holistically, food manufacturers are discovering that implementing the culture of food safety makes good business sense.
Women make up about 29 percent of the manufacturing workforce despite filling 47 percent of the positions in the overall workforce, according to the Manufacturing Institute.